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Cook FT (Bethany Heights)

Bethany Lutheran Home Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description


            The Assistant Cook will prepare and plate food. Also he/she will assist in menu planning, ordering, scheduling and helping to plan parties. The Assistant Cook will supervise the wait staff and cook assist when on duty.


            Must be able to read, speak, write and follow simple oral and written directions; read and follow recipes and use creativity when seasoning foods. Must have knowledge of various machines and equipment. Must be able to work with older clientele and understand their needs. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs, stand for prolonged periods of time, bend, squat and reach. Must manage and supervise staff; react professionally and calmly in emergency situations. Must be able to work with chemicals for cleaning purposes. One year’s experience with volume cooking and additional training in food preparation preferred.         


                        --High School education or equivalent.                 


  • Prepare foods according to menu including special diets.
  • Plate food in a consistent and attractive manner.
  • Keep work area clean and sanitized.
  • Assist in planning menus.
  • Assist in ordering food and supplies.
  • Assist in developing cleaning and labor schedules.
  • Wash equipment during shift.
  • Put away orders in storage room.
  • Laundry.
  • All other duties as assigned.


            Nice slacks, blouse or shirt, apron supplied by kitchen (to remain in kitchen), no skid shoes and hair must be restrained and off the shoulders. Fridays and special days attire will be decided by Housing Director and Supervisor.

Job Details

Date Posted September 19, 2017
Date Closes February 1, 2018
Address 11 Elliott St
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Work At Bethany Heights
Department Dietary
Function Cook
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
0630am-2:00pm and every other weekend & every other holiday
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 35-2012.00 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
Zipcode 51503
Name Joyce Sweeney
Address 11 Elliott Street
City, State and Zip Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Phone 712-328-8228
FAX 712-329-4058

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Stylist
  • Holiday Party
  • Massage Therapy
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan

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  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
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